"This eleventh edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative inquiry in education. Six key trends, six significant challenges, and six emerging technologies are identified across three adoption horizons over the next one to five years, giving campus leaders and practitioners a valuable guide for strategic technology planning.
The format of the report is new this year, providing these leaders with more in-depth insight into how the trends and challenges are accelerating and impeding the adoption of educational technology, along with their implications for policy, leadership and practice."
Author David Price writes: "If schools are coming into direct competition with the learning opportunities available in the informal social space, it has to be said that this is a pressure, which barely registers within the political discourse.
Online resources are seen as a revolutionary approach towards education due to their convenience and accessibility. However, finding the right set of tools will be crucial for your success as an online learner. You shouldn’t forget that the open access to Internet has enabled an immense amount of misinformation to be presented as facts. With the great number of educational online resources, it can be difficult to choose the ones that correspond to your learning style. With the list we provide, you don’t have to waste time on research, trial and error, because we’ve selected some of the best tools developed with an educative purpose.
“Sugata Mitra’s ingenious SOLE Toolkit: How to Bring Self-Organized Learning Environments to Your Community offers an awesome list of ideas for teachers at school and parents at home to get kids started on creating their own learning path.
Flexibility and personalized education: That’s what the learners of 2014 will expect from their libraries. We must be available everywhere, nimbly respond to students’ needs, and allow kids to learn in ways that suit them.
Vandaag presenteerde NOM (Nationaal Onderzoek Multimedia)* de resultaten van de eerste NOM Kids Monitor. Dit multi-client onderzoek** is uitgevoerd door GfK Intomart in het najaar van 2013 onder ruim 2.000 kinderen in de leeftijd 6 t/m 12 jaar. Het brede mediagedrag van de Nederlandse jeugd is in kaart gebracht: van het gebruik van digitale apparaten, gamen, internetten, televisie …
“People are almost in this Matrix-like existence,” says education thought-leader Steve Hargadon. “They don’t question schooling. How do you tell a story that opens the door to rethinking what people have believed for decades?
The opportunity to extend access to technology in the classroom and at home is enticing, but school districts can get hung up on important details like providing a strong network, making sure each child has a device, and questions about around...
With the growing embrace of technology into education, there emerges a whole bunch of new concepts and technical terminology in the teaching and learning literature to the point that it becomes cumbersome to keep track of the novelties in this field. Sometimes the lines are blurred and you can not even differentiate between one concept and the other as is the case between flipped classroom and blended learning. The list of such technical terminology is growing bigger and bigger and now we have : virtual classroom,, MOOCs, Asynchronous learning, virtual learning environment, Online Lab, to mention but some.
A straightforward, how-to set of instructions for squelching library services in a school community. It’s been a painful set of rants and raves to record. However, what I see worries me so much, I just can’t keep my mouth shut.
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